Hearing Health Blog

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4 Reasons You Should Treat Your Hearing Loss

Hearing loss should never go untreated, regardless of how minor it might be. Anyone that experiences hearing loss needs to book an appointment with an audiologist as soon as possible. The right treatment can have a massive impact on your life – both now and in the future.  If you still don’t believe that treating […]

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What Hearing Protection is Right for You?

There are instances when there’s nothing that we can do about hearing loss. It’s sometimes just a product of getting older. However, there are also times when we can do something to prevent hearing loss from occurring. For example, by wearing hearing protection. While everyone can benefit from wearing hearing protection, it’s especially important if […]

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Signs You Need to Have a Hearing Exam

We often take our sense of hearing for granted. We rely on it to communicate with those around us, to enjoy music and the outdoors and to stay aware of our surroundings. But over time, our hearing can deteriorate. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, more than 48-million Americans have […]

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Do You Need Hearing Protection at the Range?

It’s important to look after all aspects of our health, including our hearing. While our ears are amazingly designed, they’re also pretty sensitive, so even small amounts of damage can have long-lasting consequences. Whenever you’re in an environment that has loud noises, you should do everything you can to protect your ears from the noise. […]

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Signs You Need to Have a Hearing Test

It is common for people to experience hearing loss without even realizing it until they go to see an audiologist and have their hearing tested. This is due to the fact that hearing loss is so gradual that we may not even notice it. The good news is that there are a handful of clear […]

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A Guide to Temporary Hearing Loss

If you have been experiencing problems with your hearing you may be a bit worried. This is understandable. Temporary hearing loss often appears suddenly and causes you to have difficulty registering sound for a short period of time. There are many reasons why temporary hearing loss occurs. If your ears have been exposed to high-volume […]

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Why are Hearing Aid Fittings Essential?

Hearing aids have the ability to significantly improve your quality of life. It is possible that using hearing aids will improve your confidence and well-being, if you have had difficulty following discussions, keeping up in meetings or connecting with friends or family members. The truth is that there is no such thing as a one […]

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What are the Best Treatment Options for Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is a common hearing condition that is characterized by a ringing in one or both ears. It affects people in different ways and can be a temporary or chronic condition that has a number of potential causes, including:  Aging  Sinus infection Ear infection Excessive earwax Medications  Certain medical conditions Injury to the head or […]

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Why Do People Ignore Hearing Loss Symptoms?

Hearing loss can make it difficult for people to interpret speech, discern words, and recognize where sounds are originating from. In addition, they may hear a ringing or buzzing in their ears. If there is background noise or if they are talking on the phone, these symptoms often get worse. Ways to Monitor Hearing Loss […]

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How to Tell if a Loved One Has Hearing Loss

Many people who have hearing loss are not aware, especially if the loss is gradual. This article will discuss how to tell if a loved one has hearing loss and when they need to see a hearing specialist for diagnosis.  Mishearing Words with Similar Sounds The first obvious sign that something might be wrong is […]